Performs a variety of tasks to support budget formulation involving review and preparation of annual funding for one or more future budget years for stable organizations, activities, and/or accounts. As directed, reviews organizational historical data and/or matches funding requests or projected costs of selected line items with past records. Learns and applies methods for determining appropriate appropriation account, object class, and line item code and techniques for reviewing estimates. Gathers, extracts, reviews, verifies, and consolidates a variety of narrative information and statistical data for use by others in the formulation and presentations of budget requests.
Performs basic tasks involving budget execution. Compiles resource data from various financial management reports. Following specific directions of higher grade specialist or supervisor, determines method of financial management to be used to track funds distribution, reconcile commitments/obligations and reallocate organizational fund. Assists in monitoring and reviewing obligations, expenditures, reimbursable orders, requests for allotments, costs, etc. Receives, screens and recommends approval, disapproval or modification of budget execution documents (e.g., requests for personnel action to fill vacancies, and travel orders). Verifies, enters, and adjusts budgetary data in a variety of forms, schedules, and reports. Participates in the preparation of a variety of management reports covering the status of funds, expenses, obligations, and projecting use of available resources. Gathers, extracts, and compiles data for use in recurring and nonrecurring report formats and routinely provides status updates. Participates in year-end closing to ensure proper and full use of provided funds.
Performs a variety of routine taskings in the cost analysis field designed to advance analytical, judgment, procedural and technical skills. Assists in extracting and organizing data, and in conducting basic statistical and quantitative analyses of program data to highlight trends, accomplishments, deficiencies and other desired indicators. Assists in the accomplishment of portions of economic studies of operating systems. As directed, compiles financial and operational data from records, historical files, and related reports for use by others in the analysis of problems, issues, and concerns. Reviews data for consistency and accuracy. Performs developmental assignments providing experience with commonly used cost analysis practices, procedures, methods, and tools. Participates with higher level financial management personnel in analyzing financial and economic trends. Provides support in the reporting and writing of findings for use in formal and informal briefings.
Perform a variety of tasks in support of budget and cost analysis studies and projects to develop analytical, judgment, procedural and technical skills. Compiles pertinent factual financial and operational data from records, historical files, and related reports for use by higher level financial management personnel. Reviews data for consistency and relevance to the situation being studied. Performs developmental assignments providing experience in extracting and organizing data, and performing cyclic management review and analysis of program data to highlight trends, accomplishments, deficiencies and other desired indicators. Documents program data in chart and graph form for presentation.
Uses automated financial management databases and systems and their products. Develops experience with and utilizes USAF and other federal government databases and systems. Working with higher graded specialists performs quality checks of database information. Uses available information technology (IT) software programs to produce reports of financial data. Uses IT products to assist others in analyses of financial management information.
Performs special assignments in keeping with the formal training plan.